Security Specialist

Job Locations US-FL-Deerfield Beach
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/1/2020 3:47 PM)
Requisition ID
Manufacturing and Distribution - Security and Safety
Position Type


Responsible for protection of employees, visitors and properties by performing life safety and security duties in a manner that is consistent with department/company policies, procedures, and objectives.



  • Maintain access control to company facilities by enforcing company policy regarding employee identification and visitor/contractor control.


  • Protect company assets by enforcing company property control procedures.


  • Protect company personnel and property by ensuring that a safe and orderly workplace is maintained.


  • Utilize all types of department equipment and systems to facilitate security and safety at all properties.


  • Generate written incident reports of security, fire, and environment/health/safety issues as defined by company/department policy.


  • Respond and provide assistance to fire, medical, safety and general assistance emergency situations as defined in the emergency plans.


  • Provide general assistance to employees, contractors, and visitors with a customer service oriented demeanor.


  • Monitor vehicular traffic and parking control on company property.


  • Have comprehensive knowledge of and comply with all general, post, and patrol orders issued by department management. Understand and follow all company policies.


  • Perform administrative, operational, special detail, and safety related duties as assigned.


  • Conducts safety & security inspections of the Deerfield Beach Production Facility, regional offices and distribution centers on a regular basis and reports all deficiencies noted to appropriate management personnel.



  • Requires a valid Florida driver’s license. One year’s experience in commercial, industrial, or military security-related activity. Minimum education is a high school diploma. The ability to maintain certification in CPR/ First Aid/Heart Steam defibrillator is required.


  • This position requires the ability to handle stressful situations including verbal and physical confrontations in a professional manner. Requires the ability to effectively communicate with employees, contractors, and the public. Strong writing skills are desired. Must be able to learn information of a general and technical nature. Will have the ability to understand and operate personal computer and security/safety equipment. Must be able to work any shift, weekends, holidays, mandatory overtime, and travel to various local assignments.


  • Must have good vision, smell & hearing in order to accomplish job requirement related to observation.


  • Requires the ability to lift or drag a full size adult out of a dangerous situation and have the ability to lift and carry fire extinguishers and other equipment weighing up to fifty pounds.


  • Must have the ability to sit, stand or walk for long periods of time as well as the ability to react to an emergency quickly and efficiently.


  • Other mobility requirements include climbing steps & ladders, bending, crawling and working in confined spaces. 


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